Bhasan Char (Bangladesh)
40 km2 / 15 mile2
Bhasan Char is an island in Hatiya Upazila, Bangladesh. Until 2019 it was known as Thengar Char. It is located in the Bay of Bengal 37 miles (60 km) from the mainland. The island was formed by Himalayan silt in 2006. It spans 40 square kilometres (15 sq mi; 4,000 ha). The Government of Bangladesh has announced plans to relocate 100,000 Rohingya refugees from the mainland camps of Cox's Bazar.
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